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ITC Spring Session Opens January 15
Early Childhood Webinar Series


Special Education Directors Webinar - recording, 1/15/19

  This webinar provides updates from the SDE Special Education staff including information on Medicaid, Idaho Alternate Assessment implementation, Child Count, IDEA Funding Application, Improvement Planning Toolkit, the Cultivating Leaders to Grow Young Readers project, and the Early Childhood webinar series. View the recording.


February 5, 12, & 20, 2019

Registration is now open for a 3-part webinar series presented by Kathleen Scoggin on "Literacy Ideas for Students who have Severe and Profound Disabilities."  Learn more and register.
Maximizing instruction: Formative Assessment, Evaluation, and Feedback

February-March 2019

  This statewide training provided by SESTA teaches you how to connect student needs to effective instruction with formative assessment and feedback. Leave with tools and resources to help you with lesson planning and providing feedback to your students to assist them in making their own learning goals. Learn more and register.
Tools for life: Secondary transition and technology fair

March 4-5, 2019

This conference will feature a combination of keynote speakers and over 35 expert-led breakout sessions on topics like higher education, employment, community life, relationships, recreation, guardianship, assistive technology, and more. Learn more and register.

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English learners

The U.S. Department of Education released guidance on English Learners in September 2016.  The Department of education published an English Learner Tool Kit with ESSA references in 2015.  Also explore the Department's English Learners website.

The Idaho State Department of Education also has an English Learner Program web page.

USDOE-Office of Educational Technology (EdTech) - Educator and Developer Toolkits to Support English Learners

IRIS Center
The IRIS Center is dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one. Find resources at the IRIS Center including online modules, case studies, webinars, research and more.  

Intensive intervention Center
The National Center on Intensive Intervention supports implementation of data-based individualization in reading, mathematics, and behavior for students with severe and persistent learning and/or behavioral needs. Find resources at the NCII website including webinars, training materials, tool charts, research and more.